Safety Ratings
2010 BMW 5 Series
Front Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls6
Number of Complaints37
Number of Investigations0
2009 BMW 5 Series
Front Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls8
Number of Complaints42
Number of Investigations0
2008 BMW 5 Series
Front Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls10
Number of Complaints302
Number of Investigations0
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding BMW 5 Series vehicles

2009 BMW 5 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

2008 BMW 5 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

2007 BMW 5 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

2003 BMW 5 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

2006 BMW 5 Series (8/10/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E029000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Description: This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by Valeo. Valeo is recalling certain engine cooling fans, part numbers 696121, 696273, and 696275, used as service replacement parts for model year 2008-2011 BMW 1-Series, 2006-2011 BMW 3-Series, 2000-2009 BMW 5-Series, 2004-2005 BMW 6-Series, and 2006-2007 BMW 7-Series vehicles. A metal-oxide semiconductor may overheat due to insufficient screwing of the semiconductor on the aluminum heat sink. This primary failure could cause adjacent components on the fan assembly motor circuit board to overheat and short.

Defect: This condition could cause the fan motor to become inoperative, or cause the motor circuit board in the assembly to overheat, potentially leading to a fire in the engine compartment.

Corrective Action: Valeo will notify owners and replace the fans free of charge. The safety recall began on August 22, 2012. This recall is being conducted by Valeo, not by BMW. For further information, owners may contact Valeo at 1-888-718-2536.

Used BMW 5 SERIES for sale under $5,000

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1999 BMW 5 Series 540iT

$4,988

1999 BMW 5 SERIES 540IT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 114372 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Portland, OR

1998 BMW 5 Series 528i

$4,995

1998 BMW 5 SERIES 528I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 201646 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Mcminnville, OR
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

2000 BMW 5 Series 528i

$4,475

2000 BMW 5 SERIES 528I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 157400 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Waukon, IA
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

2000 BMW 5 Series 528i

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$4,995

2000 BMW 5 SERIES 528I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 227312 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Rochester, NH
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

2001 BMW 5 Series 530i

$3,995

2001 BMW 5 SERIES 530I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 165846 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Burlington, NJ
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

1998 BMW 5 Series 528i

$2,594

1998 BMW 5 SERIES 528I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 265572 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Centennial, CO
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

1999 BMW 5 Series 528i

$4,299

1999 BMW 5 SERIES 528I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 196246 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Toledo, OH
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

2003 BMW 5 Series 530i

$4,995

2003 BMW 5 SERIES 530I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 182452 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Blue
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Lugoff, SC
  • MPG: 17 City / 25 Hwy

1995 BMW 5 Series 530i

$2,995

1995 BMW 5 SERIES 530I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 98984 Miles
  • Ext Color: Green
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • MPG: 15 City / 23 Hwy

2000 BMW 5 Series 528iT

$3,950

2000 BMW 5 SERIES 528IT

  • Bodystyle: Wagon
  • Mileage: 168850 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Denver, CO

1997 BMW 5 Series 540i

$4,991

1997 BMW 5 SERIES 540I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 106778 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 8 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: San Rafael, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2003 BMW 5 Series 525i

$4,999

2003 BMW 5 SERIES 525I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 163567 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Fremont, CA
  • MPG: 18 City / 26 Hwy

2002 BMW 5 Series 525i

$4,995

2002 BMW 5 SERIES 525I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 116777 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Pasadena, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 24 Hwy

1999 BMW 5 Series 528i

$4,991

1999 BMW 5 SERIES 528I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 194007 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Corte Madera, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy

1999 BMW 5 Series 528i

$4,821

1999 BMW 5 SERIES 528I

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 135444 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: RWD
  • Location: Mount Prospect, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 24 Hwy
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